Today’s flooding had the Jefferson County Public School district employees scrambling to deal with many of its facilities throughout the county. WFPL’s Elizabeth Kramer reports. Jefferson County Public Schools was scheduled have its buses on the roads Tuesday for the district’s annual test runs in advance of the upcoming school year. Instead, flooding caused the… Continue reading Jefferson County Schools Damaged by Flooding
The Louisville district of the US Army Corps of Engineers is keeping an eye on recent flooding. WFPL’s Elizabeth Kramer reports. The US Army Corps of Engineers’ Louisville district covers Indiana, Kentucky and parts of Ohio and Illinois. As of Tuesday afternoon, no states or communities had requested major assistance. Spokesperson Ron Elliott says that… Continue reading Flooding Puts Army Corps of Engineers on Alert
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says its 10-year, $430 million McAlpine Lock replacement project is complete. The Corps recently opened the second of two new 12-hundred foot locks on the Ohio River near downtown Louisville. Officials say the improvements will allow the heavy commercial traffic on the Ohio to move through the locks more… Continue reading McAlpine Lock Replacement Work Complete
Mountaintop removal coal mining companies have won some important battles over the past months. That includes a recent finding by a panel of federal judges that will pave the way for a number of new mining permits.